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Creating Career Goals That Stick for the New Year

The Winter Quarter is now in full swing, and the beginning of a new quarter can be a great time for your students to refresh their career goals. However, while your students may be starting the term with new ideas and strategies for seeking and applying to positions in the new year, having overly broad goals can lead to frustration and burnout. These goals have concrete tasks the student can complete as well as time sensitive deadlines that can empower your student throughout the job application process.

Finding Housing in Davis

The housing search season is upon us! This webinar for parents of current UC Davis students will give you the information you need to help your student find a great place to live next year.  We'll address important information about leases and share resources.

Overcoming Rejection in the Internship and Job Search

Rejection in the internship and job search is a common reality people don’t often talk about. Job applicants frequently do not hear back from employers after submitting applications, leaving students feeling “ghosted” and disheartened. Knowing that rejection is normal doesn’t necessarily make the experience easier for students and recent alumni looking to enter the world of work.

Helping students and others in need during the holidays

The holidays offer a special opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those who need it most. From a toy drive for young patients at UC Davis Children’s Hospital to filling the shelves of the ASUCD Pantry, we have some gratifying giving suggestions for you.

Putting the “family” in Family Fellows

Philanthropy can be a family affair! In the Adler family, parents and offspring share a love of invention and a commitment to supporting students in need. Rick and Nancy Haekyung Adler are members of Family Fellows, a particularly engaged, inspiring group of parent donors at UC Davis.